Engaging the next generation of pharmacy leaders, while getting students excited about education and careers in STEM fields, is good for students, the health care system and our future employment forecast.
PicMonkey is a free online photo editor that says Booyah! to whatever your creative heart desires. Basic editing all the way to advanced stuff like cloning, touch-up and eye-gasmic effects. Groovy overlays, textures, and frames.
The Course Builder open source project is an experimental early step for us in the world of online education. It is a snapshot of an approach we found useful and an indication of our future direction. We hope to continue development along these lines, but we wanted to make this limited code base available now, to see what early adopters will do with it, and to explore the future of learning technology. We will be hosting a community building event in the upcoming months to help more people get started using this software. edX shares in the open source vision for online learning platforms, and Google and the edX team are in discussions about open standards and technology sharing for course platforms.
From Moodle to Edmodo to Inquisiq r3, there’s a lot of tools you can use to manage, track, and deliver courses and training programs in your school. They’re called Learning Management Solutions (LMS) or sometimes Learning Management Systems. Either way, how do you pick which is the best? A new infographic from Capterra spells it out in simple stats.
This afternoon I Stumbled Upon a good Slideshare presentation from Mike Amante who I had the pleasure of meeting during ISTE 2010. Mike's presentation Creative Uses for Ipad in the Classroom offers a nice run-down of the apps and examples of using them in the classroom. The presentation includes some QR codes that you can scan to get the lists of apps that Mike recommends. Take a look through the presentation as embedded below and you're likely to find a new app or idea that you can use in your classroom.
The interesting thing about being a smaller tablet in today’s market is that the competition is no longer limited to devices that are larger or the same size; Samsung’s original Galaxy Note has proven that there’s some interest in a...
Mobile technology in education is a challenge. Especially when teachers try to sift through thousands of education apps looking for the right app for the right learning situation.. AppsInEducation.com is trying to support your efforts to curate as many education apps as possible.